Jones’ attorney addresses arrest

Tommy Jones, Los Banos school board member and former mayor, turned himself in on Wednesday. His attorney, Kevin Little, said outside the Merced County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday that Jones is suspected of bribery and likely will appear in cour
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Tommy Jones, Los Banos school board member and former mayor, turned himself in on Wednesday. His attorney, Kevin Little, said outside the Merced County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday that Jones is suspected of bribery and likely will appear in cour

Vikaas Shanker is a news reporter covering education and courts for the Merced Sun-Star and Los Banos Enterprise. He also is a data fellow of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. A Chicago area native and University of Kansas graduate, he has been reporting in Merced County since 2016.